Final Year

Compulsory modules:

Dissertation (40)

This is a major piece of independent work for which a topic is identified and research is carried out with supervisory help to produce a 12,000-word essay.

or

6,000-word Dissertation (20) 

The 6,000-word dissertation is a piece of substantial independent research on a subject in Theology and/or Religion chosen by the individual student, but subject to approval by the Department. 

or

Placement-based Dissertation (40)

The placement-based dissertation is an extended piece of substantial independent research (9,000 words) on a topic in Theology and/or Religion linked to a specific placement context chosen by the individual student, but subject to approval by the Department. Students negotiate a placement involving a minimum of 100 hours in a setting of their own choice, subject to approval from the Department. 

Example optional modules may include: 

  • Christmas and Ethical Consuming (20)

  • Ethics of Character (20)

  • Jewish Religious Responses to the Holocaust (20)

  • Politics in the Name of God (20) 

  • Special Study (20)

  • Thealogy: Transgressive Travels with the Goddess (20)

  • World Christianity (20)